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Beginner Spanish Listening Practice – Shopping for food (Part 2) Posted by on Oct 27, 2017

In this Spanish lesson we will practice more about how to manage in Spanish when buying food in a shop or market. As usual, first we will review some relevant grammar and vocabulary and then see if you can follow a short listening. This lesson continues on from Lesson 27 in this course which also…

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Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) Posted by on Oct 25, 2017

Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos)

While people in many western countries attend parties and go trick-or-treating to celebrate Halloween, Mexico begins its traditional celebration of Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Although the two holidays happen at the same time, they are actually quite different. Today we’ll take a closer look at this important holiday, starting with its origins. History It’s…

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Beginner Spanish Listening Practice – Shopping for food (Part 1) Posted by on Oct 23, 2017

In this Spanish lesson we will practice how to manage in Spanish when buying food in a shop or market. As usual, first we will review some relevant grammar and vocabulary and then see if you can follow a short listening. This lesson is part of a Spanish course that practices the grammar and vocabulary…

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One Week in Mexico City Posted by on Oct 18, 2017

One Week in Mexico City

What can you do with one week in Mexico City? ¡Mucho! Check out the street art, explore ancient cities, join the Sunday bike ride, catch a night of lucha libre, drink mezcal, listen to mariachi, and eat all the tacos! See what you can do with una semana en DF in this short video:  

Beginner Spanish Listening Practice – The Time (Part 2) Posted by on Oct 12, 2017

In this Spanish lesson we will practice practice how to ask and tell the time and how to state at what time we do things in Spanish. As usual, first we will review some relevant grammar and vocabulary and then see if you can follow a short listening. This lesson continues on from Lesson 25…

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Survival Phrases in Spanish Posted by on Oct 11, 2017

We’ve all been there before – traveling to a new country and having absolutely no idea how to communicate with people. While it’s true that you’ll find English speakers in countries like Spain, Argentina, and Mexico, it’s not as prevalent as you may think. A much better idea is to learn some survival phrases in…

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Beginner Spanish Listening Practice – The Time (Part 1) Posted by on Oct 5, 2017

Review relevant Spanish grammar and vocabulary and then listen to a conversation in Spanish between two people. Practice asking and telling the time and stating at what time we do things in Spanish.

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